Education

Schools

  • California College of Arts and Crafts
    5212 Broadway
    Oakland, CA 94618
  • City College of San Francisco
    Continuing Education
    Fort Mason Art Campus
    Laguna & Marina Blvd., Bldg. B
    San Francisco, CA 94123
  • Community School of Music and Arts: Course offerings range from basic techniques (drawing, painting, ceramics) to multi-cultural specialties (Arts of Japan, Arts of India, Asian Brush Painting) to special interest topics (Hands-On Art History, Sketching for Travelers, Beginning Bookmaking). All classes are taught by our faculty of professional artists & arts educators. Late enrollment accepted on a space available basis. Financial aid offered.
  • Foothill College
    12345 El Monte Road
    Los Altos Hills, CA 94022-4599
  • Kala Art Institute
    1060 Heinz Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94710
  • Magnolia Editions
    2527 Magnolia Street
    Oakland, CA 94607
  • Mendocino Art Center
    45200 Little Lake Street
    P.O. Box 765
    Mendocino, CA 95460
  • Mills College
    5000 MacArthur Blvd.
    Oakland, CA 94613
    510-430-2255
  • San Francisco Center for the Book
    300 DeHaro Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Studio One Art Center
    365 45th Street
    Oakland, CA 94609
  • UC Berkeley Extension
    Arts & Design
    1995 University Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94720-7007

Teachers

  • Jody Alexander: Jalex Books; Teaches at the San Francisco Center for the Book, the UC Santa Cruz Extension, and Foothill College as well as at her own studio in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
  • Patrice Baldwin: All of my studio workshops are private – giving you the opportunity to schedule them to your time-frame and direction of interest. Workshops include: Papermaking & casting, Bookbinding (beginning and advanced), and Marbling (paper and fabric). I also conduct group workshops at any location: Eccentric, Contemporary Book Structures, Edition Book Production, Working with Leather for Bindings and more.
    1505 Buckskin Dr.
  • Melissa Dinwiddie: Melissa Dinwiddie Designworks; Teaches calligraphy and bookmaking workshops in the Silicon Valley.
  • CJ Grossman: MFA from California College of Arts and Crafts. Teacher of book arts to adults and children. Editor of the national newsletter for educators, “Kids Making Books”.
  • Shereen LaPlantz
  • Jone Small Manoogian: Individual and small group book arts workshops in a variety of structures. Hard cover stab bindings, exposed spine bindings, coptic and concertina formats. Also does custom binding.

Other Areas

  • American Academy of Bookbinding
    P.O. Box 1590
    135 S. Spruce Street
    Telluride, CO 81435
  • California Center for the Book
    Department of Information Studies
    University of California, Los Angeles
    209 GSE&IS; Bldg., Box 951520
    Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520
  • Center for Book Arts
    626 Broadway, 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10012
  • Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts
    1104 S. Wabash, 2nd Floor
    Chicago, IL 60605
  • El Burgo Arta Classes: Week-long classes, set in the spectacular national park ‘Sierra de la Nieves’, Spain – $160 per week. Bed and breakfast (other meals available if required) personal instruction by Bob Fretwell, English watercolor painter. Small class sizes, really friendly atmosphere.
  • Minnesota Center for Book Arts
    1011 Washington Aveue South
    Suite 100
    Minneapolis, MN 55415
  • North Bennet Street School
    39 North Bennett Street
    Boston, MA 02113
  • Paper & Book Intensive
    Steve Miller, PBI Co-director
    The University of Alabama/School of Library & Information Studies
    Box 870252
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0252
  • Scripps College Press
    1030 Columbia Avenue
    Claremont, CA 91711
  • Stephen F. Austin State University
    1936 North Street
    Nacogdoches, TX 75961
  • University of Alabama
    School of Library and Information Studies
    514 Main Library
    P.O. Box 870252
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0252
  • UC Santa Barbara
    College of Creative Studies
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • University of Iowa Center for the Book
    216 North Hall
    Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1223
  • University of Virginia Rare Book School
    114 Alderman Library
    Charlottesville, NC 22903
  • University of the Arts
    320 S. Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102